Rock Springs is also home to Western Wyoming Community College and Wyoming's Big Show, a yearly event featuring a carnival and concerts which is held at the Sweetwater County Events Complex. Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 18,708 at the 2000 census. Rock Springs is the principal city of the Rock Springs micropolitan statistical area, which has a population of 37,975. Rock Springs was featured on 60 Minutes in 1970 due to corruption within the Police Department and City Government. A follow up was filmed 20 years later for the show City Confidential. The episode was named "Rock Springs: Deadly Draw in the Wild West".